Introduction: Paper Skinny Wallet
Paper Skinny Wallet 纸包钱
Design and make your own paper wallet!
Paper wallet is great for traveller who want a temporary wallet or even as a personalized gift.
Materials that you need:
+ Paper ( 38cm x 32cm)
+ 1 standard card size
+ 1 big piece of money note
For instruction in video : DIY Paper Wallet 纸包钱
Start folding now with our DIY wallet kit which provide some unique paper feature !
+ A synthetic material is very strong and durable
+ It is difficult to tear but can be cut with scissors or a penknife.
+ Water proof
+ More cost-effective & versatile than fabrics
+ Able to personalize the paper by inkjet printing or drawing.
Step 1: Let's Get Started!
Place the paper on the table.
Place the paper in landscape position in front of you .
Measurement : Length 38cm x Height 32cm.
1 - Fold half
2 - Open Up
1 - Fold right side to the center
2 - Repeat it for the left side
3 - Open up
1 - Fold a triangle shape to the centre of the paper
2 - Repeat step 1 for the other end of the paper
3 - Open up
4 - Using the 2 triangles end point as guideline and fold the bottom paper to the 2 end point.
5 - Open up
1 - Fold a triangle within the box at the corner
2 - Repeat for the another side
3 - Flip it up!
1 - Fold the corner to a triangle shape as seen in the picture.
2 - Fold another triangle shape by folding it in 90 degree. Fold it down and you will get a triangle at the corner which is facing you.
3 - Repeat this for the another side.
You have complete your wallet pockets!
1 - Take your biggest money note and use it as a reference to fold a light guideline. Leave a gap of 2mm spacing on the top and bottom to provide some allowances.
This step do not have specific measurement due to difference in notes size in different countries.
2 - Once you have the guideline, you may fold it.
3 - Flip and fold back the left over up BUT do not align the bottom of your baseline paper, leave a spacing of 2mm.
You have made the pocket for the wallet!
1 - Take a credit card and use it as a reference to fold a guideline. Please leave about 2mm spacing bottom for some allowance.
2 - Once you have the visual guideline, you may fold it.
1 - Open up and flip it around
A divider for your card slots.
2 - Create a guideline for folding.
- Within the rectangle, fold a triangle at the right corner.
- Fold the triangle tip baseline and align to longest side triangle (shown in the picture) and open
- You have created a guideline , align the guide line to the longest side triangle and fully open up.
You have created two guidelines. Using the guideline a reference, fold towards the guideline while the side guideline should be aligned as a straight line.
3 - Repeat for the another side
4 - Flip it around
5 - Flip and fold down the top long line as seen in the picture
Step 10: Wrap It Up
1 - Go back to Step 6 (fold back your slot pocket) to Step 8 (fold back your slot).
2 - Flip your slot up to reveal the slot pocket.
3 - Open up your slot pocket and flip inward the corner extra spacing created by the note line.
4 - Repeat for the another side
Step 11: Slot It In!
1 - Now slot the corner into the pocket shown in the picture
2 - Repeat this for the another side
3 - Fold it in half.
You have made your first paper wallet!
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